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    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral

    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral
    July 02--RALEIGH -- For his funeral Saturday, 8-year-old William Bunn will wear a freshly pressed police uniform, complete with tie, hat and shoes shined like mirrors. It was, after all, the suit he proudly wore last month, the day Raleigh police made him an honorary officer and granted the wish he'd had since age 5. William died of cancer early Thursday ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +251
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    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford

    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford
    Ford's new police car can endure a rear-end crash at 75 m.p.h., easily jump curbs and accelerate twice as fast as Ford's outgoing iconic Crown Victoria Police Interceptor. "We hope that you will agree that Ford has succeeded in delivering the ultimate new police interceptor," Mark Fields, Ford's president of the Americas, said as he introduced the new car to a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +226
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    Vest Saves Ambushed Officer's Life, Shooter Killed

    Vest Saves Ambushed Officer's Life, Shooter Killed
    MOUNT ORAB, OH - Authorities say a Mount Orab man who had been booked and released on drunk driving charges returned to the police station and shot an officer in the back, then was fatally shot himself. Mount Orab Police Chief Bryan Mount says 61-year-old George Ruby of Mount Orab was killed about 4 a.m. Sunday. Patrolman Justin Conley was shot ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +223
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    Boy Attempts to Carjack Uniformed, Off Duty Officer

    Boy Attempts to Carjack Uniformed, Off Duty Officer
    A 14-year-old boy attempted to carjack an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer at gunpoint yesterday, but he was foiled when the officer, who was wearing her uniform, got out of her car and chased him down. Officer Caytlin Wood was sitting in her own car yesterday afternoon, idling on Pearl Street in Bloomfield, when a group of five teenagers caught her attention, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +192
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    Sgt. ‘Absolutely Amazed’ at Officer’s Sixth Shooting

    Sgt. ‘Absolutely Amazed’ at Officer’s Sixth Shooting
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Officer James Peters was involved in his sixth police shooting this week, and his department is now responding to anonymous criticism by defending his record. "We're scratching our heads because we're absolutely amazed," said Sgt. Mark Clark, the spokesman for the Scottsdale Police department. Peters’ six shootings are the most of any officer in the state according to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +184
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    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters

    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters
    WASHINGTON - The sheriff of the most populous county in Arizona says he's "not going to put up with any civil disobedience" when the state's new immigration law takes effect. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that if protesters want to block his jail, he'll put them in it. The Arizona law, which takes effect Thursday, requires officers enforcing other laws ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +136
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    Off-Duty Cop Shoots Man Trying to Rob Him

    Off-Duty Cop Shoots Man Trying to Rob Him
    PHILADELPHIA, PA - An off-duty police officer shot and killed a man he said tried to rob him just north of Center City this morning, officials say. The officer, not identified, also was injured from being smacked in the face with a pistol, police said. Details are sketchy, but police said the officer was driving his black Nissan SUV about 3:30 ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +131
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    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field

    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field
    Three brothers attempting to break into a home near a high school football field were unpleasantly surprised to find an entire football team full of cops nearby. The suspects tried to run but were quickly chased down and apprehended by the officers. The oldest of the brothers actually tried to run through the field where the officers were practices but was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +128
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    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping
    SALT LAKE CITY - The suspect in the shooting death of a Utah sheriff's deputy has been arrested after being found asleep inside a shed. A spokeswoman for the Millard County sheriff's office says 37-year-old Roberto Miramontes Roman was captured around 8 a.m. Wednesday in Beaver County. [widget:news__all_discussion] Lindsay Mitchell says Roman was taken into custody along with another suspect, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +105
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    BREAKING NEWS: Osama Bin Laden Dead; US Has Body

    BREAKING NEWS: Osama Bin Laden Dead; US Has Body
    WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden is dead and the U.S. has his body, says a person familiar with developments. President Barack Obama was to make the announcement shortly that after searching in vain for bin Laden since he disappeared in Afghanistan in late 2001, the Saudi-born extremist is dead, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Details of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +103
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    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil

    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil
    Tens of thousands of law enforcement personnel gathered in Washington, D.C., for the reading of the 387 names that were added to the wall at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Officers, survivors and supporters came from all over the country for the event hosted by The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). The event's speaker of honor was Attorney ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated +102
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    Fallen Officers Memorial Ride Attracts Over 1000 Bikers

    CHICAGO - More than 1,000 motorcycles roared down Lake Shore Drive this morning as part of an annual procession commemorating Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty. It was the largest turnout to date for the Area Four Ride to Remember, now its seventh year. The cavalcade of bikes included mostly american iron types equipped with sissy bars and ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +101
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    Police Locate Kidnapped 4-year-old Girl Alive

    Police Locate Kidnapped 4-year-old Girl Alive
    LOUISIANA, Mo. - A 4-year-old girl Missouri girl missing for more than 24 hours was found alive more than 70 miles from her home, authorities say. St. Louis County police dispatcher Paul Jackson said Alisa Maier was found late Tuesday in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton after police received a call about a boy wandering around at a car wash. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +94
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    Fast-Acting Deputy Performs CPR to Save Newborn

    Fast-Acting Deputy Performs CPR to Save Newborn
    Two Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were having a cup of coffee at Goodie's Good Eats in Campbell on Monday morning when a grandmother came running in: "Help me, help me!" she said. "The baby's not breathing!" Deputies Rick Chaeff and Mike Laddy leaped from their seats, called for emergency crews and rushed outside. Twenty-two-year-old mother Bernice Brown was sitting in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +93
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    I Watched As He Walked By

    I Watched As He Walked By
    I watched as he walked by. He was old and bent, leather skinned and grizzled yet, somehow, an inner pride shone through. His eyes were tear-filled, his face the color of ash. His cap, covered in small badges and patches, sat at a jaunty angle, reminiscent of an earlier time in his life. His gnarled right hand held high against his ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +92
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    Driver Praised By Police For Ramming Cruiser

    Driver Praised By Police For Ramming Cruiser
    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah -A Utah driver rammed a sheriff's patrol car on purpose and officers aren't even upset. West Valley City police say a man posted an ad asking for a massage. When he showed up at the appointed meeting place, instead of finding a woman police said a 21-year-old man hopped into the truck, flashed a gun and told ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +91
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    How the Officer Saved Christmas

    How the Officer Saved Christmas
    CHICAGO - Tondonlia Brown and her two young children escaped a Christmas morning fire, only to return to their South Side apartment and find burglars had stolen their gifts and much of what they owned. Just as the holiday was looking grim, Chicago Police Officer Michael Lawrence stepped in with toys and a gift card. He'd responded to the burglary call, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +86
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    Court: Sheriff Joe Can Play Christmas Music‎

    Court: Sheriff Joe Can Play Christmas Music‎
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio - the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America - likes Christmas music, especially "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and anything by Alvin and the Chipmunks, and apparently he thinks the 8,000 inmates inside his Phoenix jail should, too. So it was with some glee that his Maricopa County office announced Thursday in a red-and-green press release that the "sixth and ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +83
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    Off-Duty Cop Foils Robbery While Getting Hair Done

    Off-Duty Cop Foils Robbery While Getting Hair Done
    NEW YORK - The baby-faced gunman sought in the Brooklyn hair salon shootout with an off-duty female cop has been busted, police said Monday. Winston Cox, 19, was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Monday at a Bedford-Stuyvesant building on Pacific St. after police got a tip about his whereabouts. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital to be treated for wounds to both ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +79
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    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates

    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates
    MARICOPA COUNTY - The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America, Phoenix's Joe Arpaio, who has survived six separate inmate lawsuits trying to stop him from playing Christmas music, will begin playing the tunes again this year - starting Monday with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,""Frosty the Snowman" and "Feliz Navidad." The 8,000 inmates also will hear, among others, "A Christmas Kwanzaa Solstice," "Over ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +78
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